Bayonetta 2 and Bayonetta are coming to Switch on February 16, 2018 in North America and Europe, and February 17 in Japan, Nintendo announced.
Bayonetta 2 will offer the following new features on Switch, via Platinum Games:
- Local wireless cooperative play – The previously online-only coop Tag Climax is going local! Team up with a friend to take it on – online or off.
- Amiibo support – Bayonetta 2 for Nintendo Switch will support amiibo, including the Bayonetta amiibo from the Super Smash Bros. series.
- Video capture support – Record gameplay videos, starting up to thirty seconds before you press the capture button. Share videos from your Switch’s Album to Facebook and Twitter to show the world your skills!
In North America and Europe, users who purchase Bayonetta 2 in stores for $59.99 / €59.99 will receive a free download code for the original Bayonetta game. Bayonetta 2 can also be purchased digitally for $49.99 / €49.99, with the option to then purchase the digital version of Bayonetta for $9.99 / €9.99. However, if a user chooses to purchase the digital version of Bayonetta first, then it will cost $29.99 / €29.99, with the option to then purchase the digital version of Bayonetta 2 for an additional $29.99 / €29.99.
In Europe, a “Bayonetta Special Edition” bundle will also be released, which includes a SteelBook software case, sticker sheets, Verse Cards, a copy of Bayonetta 2 on a game card, and a download code for Bayonetta.
In Japan, Bayonetta will be released digitally for 3,480 yen, while Bayonetta 2 will be released physically and digitally for 5,980 yen. A “Bayonetta Climax Edition” will also be released for 9,980 yen, which includes both Bayonetta titles, a SteelBook-style card case, and a set of original stickers.
Watch the announcement trailer below. View screenshots of Bayonetta 2, as well as the box art and Japanese Climax Edition at the gallery.